Global Patent Index - EP 1082692 A2

EP 1082692 A2 2001-03-14 - INTERACTIVE MARKETING NETWORK AND PROCESS USING ELECTRONIC CERTIFICATES

Title (en)

INTERACTIVE MARKETING NETWORK AND PROCESS USING ELECTRONIC CERTIFICATES

Title (de)

INTERAKTIVES MARKETING-NETZWERK UND PROZESS ELEKTRONISCHE ZERTIFIKATE VERWENDEND

Title (fr)

RESEAU DE VENTE INTERACTIF ET PROCEDE UTILISANT DES CERTIFICATS ELECTRONIQUES

Publication

EP 1082692 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99921750 A

Priority

  • US 9909960 W
  • US 7333498 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9957670A2] A data processing system issuing ECs through "online" networks of personal computers (3), televisions, or other devices with video monitors or telephones. Each electronic certificate (6) includes transaction data and identification data, and can be printed out on a printing device (4) linked to a consumer's personal input device (3), or electronically stored in a designated data base until a specified expiration date. The certificate (6) can be used for various purposes, including use as a coupon for a discounted price on a product or service, proof of a gift or award, proof of reservation, or proof of payment. Consumers access the data processing system online, browse among their choices, and make their selections. The data processing system provides reports on the selected certificates and their use following selection. Certificate issuers also have online access to the data processing system and can create or revise offers, and provides various instructions pertaining to the certificates, including limitations as to the number of certificates to be issued in total and to each individual consumer.

[origin: WO9957670A2] A data processing system issuing ECs through "online" networks of personal computers, televisions, or other devices with video monitors or telephones. Each electronic certificate includes transaction data and identification data, and can be printed out on a printing device linked to a consumer's personal input device, or electronically stored in a designated data base until a specified expiration date. The certificate can be used for various purposes, including use as a coupon for a discounted price on a product or service, proof of a gift or award, proof of reservation, or proof of payment. Consumers access the date processing system online, browse among their choices, and make their selections. The data processing system provides reports on the selected certificates and their use following selection. Certificate issuers also have online access to the data processing system and can create or revise offers, and provide various instructions pertaining to the certificates, including limitations as to the number of certificates to be issued in total and to each individual consumer.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 19/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/00 (2012.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/02 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9957670 A2 19991111; WO 9957670 A3 20000427; AU 3887799 A 19991123; BR 9910240 A 20020205; CA 2310413 A1 19991111; CN 1307703 A 20010808; EP 1082692 A2 20010314; EP 1082692 A4 20010704; GB 0028117 D0 20010103; GB 2353619 A 20010228; JP 2002513976 A 20020514; TW 445423 B 20010711

INPADOC legal status


2006-06-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20051201

2001-07-04 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20010518

2001-07-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2001-07-04 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7G 06F 19/00 A, 7G 06F 17/60 B

2001-05-16 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: LEVIN, HILLEL

2001-05-16 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: GOLDEN, STEVEN M.

2001-05-16 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: KORDAS, JACK

2001-05-16 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: WILDE, MICHAEL

2001-05-16 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: MOOG, MATTHEW

2001-05-16 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: JUREWICZ, JOHN

2001-05-16 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: CUPLINSKAS, VYTAS

2001-03-14 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001206

2001-03-14 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE